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Letterpress Goes 3D: Preparing Historical Images for Wood Engraving Using Photoshop and Illustrator

The process to prepare a historical image for laser cutting is slightly more complex and time-intensive than preparing a born-digital image because you will likely have to do some restoration work. If you are new to Photoshop in particular, you will likely have a much easier time creating a laser...

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Letterpress Goes 3D: Preparing a Born-Digital Image for Wood Engraving Using Photoshop and Illustrator

This tutorial will show you how to convert a digital image into a vector image that can then be laser cut to create a wooden letterpress block for printing. Essentially, this guide will take you from digital image to woodcut! Before you begin, it is important to ensure that the...

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Huskiana Pop-Up: Print Your Own Valentine’s Day Card

When: Thursday, February 13th, 2020, 2:30-4:30 Where: Huskiana Letterpress Studio, Holmes Hall 489 What: Print & design your own Valentine’s Day Card Recently Huskiana student researcher Violet Lingenfelter created a fantastic heart cut, which we wanted to share with the community. Come to the press this Thursday, February 13 between...

Call For Submissions: New Chapbook Series from Sputnik & Fizzle / Huskiana 0

Call For Submissions: New Chapbook Series from Sputnik & Fizzle / Huskiana

We are thrilled to join our friends from Sputnik & Fizzle to create a new chapbook series that will be created using hybrid digital/letterpress printing. What does that mean precisely? We’re still figuring it out, but we know that each chapbook will include a letterpress edition of (at least) one...

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Pictures from Our Grand Opening Wayzgoose

NU undergrad Muhammad Elarbi took some incredible photos at our opening wayzgoose last Tuesday and generously gave us permission to share them. It was so much fun hosting the Northeastern community—we hope to see you again soon!

Opening Wayzgoose February 12th! 0

Opening Wayzgoose February 12th!

On Tuesday, February 12th we will throw a wayzgoose to celebrate the founding of the newest-oldest maker space on the Northeastern University campus. If you don’t know what a wayzgoose is, you can look it up—or you can come ask us during the event! When: February 12, 2019 from 11am-1:30pmWhere:...

Coming Soon: Letterpress at Northeastern 1

Coming Soon: Letterpress at Northeastern

Our director, Ryan Cordell, has been working with consultants at the Museum of Printing in Haverhill, Massachusetts to gather and refurbish all of the equipment that will comprise our studio. After many months that work is nearly done, and the equipment will be delivered on January 19, 2018. We will...